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Independent Auditing Firms IS-BAO and ARGUS Extend Clay Lacy Aviation’s...

Clay Lacy is awarded the ARGUS Platinum rating for 13th consecutive year, IS-BAO Stage III certification for 5th (Los Angeles—November 1, 2022) Clay Lacy Aviation,…

CAE and Clay Lacy Aviation Sign Industry First Cross Training...

Published: CAE, October 19, 2022 CAE and Clay Lacy Aviation announced today at the NBAA Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition that they have signed a…

Corporate Jet Investor Names Scott Cutshall Sustainability Power Player

Published: Corporate Jet Investor, September 6, 2022 The power of one can be an irresistible force. One person, either leading a team or embedded within…

Mexico’s Aviation Authority Grants Clay Lacy AFAC Repair Station Authorization

Federal Civil Aviation Agency (AFAC) joins Europe’s EASA and Transport Canada in authorizing Repair Station maintenance services (Los Angeles—September 7, 2022) Clay Lacy Aviation’s FAA…

Scott Cutshall, Clay Lacy SVP, Featured on NBAA Sustainability Podcast

Published: NBAA, July 18, 2022 Listen to the full podcast on NBAA.org. Business aviation has a long-term commitment to make the industry more sustainable. While…

Teen pilot, vying to be youngest to fly solo around...

Published: OCRegister.com, August 8, 2022 Article Written By: Tess Sheets, Orange County Register On his journey to circumnavigate the earth, the pilot in the cockpit,…

Clay Lacy Breaks Ground on $20 Million, 11-Acre FBO and...

One of the largest private investments in the Connecticut Airport Authority’s general aviation airport system will create over 600 jobs (Los Angeles—August 9, 2022) Clay…

Clay Lacy Completes 10th Garmin G1000 NXi Upgrade on Embraer...

Integrated flight deck upgrade installed by avionics experts at CLA’s Embraer Authorized Service Center (Los Angeles—July 21, 2022) Clay Lacy Aviation provides comprehensive maintenance, repair,…

FBOs Prepare for the Inaugural Fleet of Electric Aircraft

Published: Aviation Week, Spring 2022 Article Written By: Bill Carey, Aviation Week, AAM on the Ground, FBOs Eye New Market. Hard on the heels of…

Six Large Cabin Jets Join Clay Lacy Charter Fleet to...

The aircraft expand charter capabilities in Northeast U.S., Northern and Southern California (New York—June 7, 2022) Clay Lacy Aviation continues to expand its private jet…

EPA Recognizes Clay Lacy Aviation Among Nation’s Leading Green Power...

Certification recognizes impact of company’s green power use and leadership in utilizing renewable energy sources. (Los Angeles—April 21, 2022) Clay Lacy Aviation has been a…

Clay Lacy Becomes First Company Certified to 4AIR Facilities Neutral...

Independent audit validates carbon neutral rating and proactive steps taken to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at its facilities. (Los Angeles—January 25, 2022) Clay Lacy Aviation…

Clay Lacy Becomes First Company Certified to NATA Sustainability Standard...

New standard certifies actions taken to reduce carbon footprint at FBOs and other business aviation service providers. (Los Angeles—December 14, 2021) Clay Lacy Aviation is…

Business Aircraft Owners Benefit from Clay Lacy Aviation’s Continued East...

Feature Published: Aviation International News (AIN), November 2021 Founded in 1968, having flown for six U.S. Presidents and the British Prime Minister, Clay Lacy Aviation…

Transport Canada Awards TCCA Maintenance Certification to Clay Lacy FAA...

Expert Clay Lacy MRO services for Canadian-registered business jets in the Northeastern U.S. (Oxford, Conn.—November 8, 2021) Clay Lacy Aviation’s FAA Part 145 Repair Station…

NATA Business Journal Highlights Clay Lacy’s Journey to Sustainability

Published: NATA Business Journal, Fall 2021 Article Written By: Scott Cutshall, Clay Lacy Aviation, SVP Development and Sustainability In late fall of 2018 I received…

Michael Eisner Stays Connected at 40,000 Ft and Beyond –...

Feature Published: Honeywell, September 2021 Business mogul and philanthropist Michael Eisner stays connected from takeoff to landing on his Bombardier Global 6000 thanks to aircraft…

Eviation Partners with Clay Lacy Aviation for Alice All-Electric Aircraft...

Press Release Published: Cision PR Newswire, September 14, 2021 Eviation Aircraft, a global manufacturer of all-electric aircraft, announced a partnership with Clay Lacy Aviation to…

Van Nuys Airport Goes Electric as Tenants Install Over 100...

Press Release Published: Los Angeles World Airports, August 25, 2021 In another major step toward its industry-leading sustainability goals, the businesses at Van Nuys Airport…

Scenery Developers Reveal Clay Lacy Van Nuys in Microsoft Flight...

Featuring: Orbx July 2021 Microsoft Flight Simulator is one of the longest-running, best-known, and most comprehensive home flight simulator programs on the market. Orbx, the…

A Conversation with Brian Kirkdoffer in AIN: The Future of...

Feature Published: Aviation International News (AIN), June 2021 Industry consolidation, technological advancement, environmental accountability, and a post-COVID surge in demand: positive changes are sweeping the…

Clay Lacy Earns EASA Part 145 Repair Station Certification

(Los Angeles—June 15, 2021) An EASA Part 145 Maintenance Organization certification approval was granted to Clay Lacy Aviation MRO Services by the European Union Aviation…

Clay Lacy Adds Citation X and Challenger 300 Super-Midsize Jets...

Five Clay Lacy private charter jets now serve Seattle and the Pacific Northwest (Seattle—June 8, 2021) Clay Lacy Aviation continues to expand its private jet…

University of Washington’s Foster Business Magazine Features Brian Kirkdoffer as...

Feature Published: University of Washington’s Foster Business Magazine, December 4, 2019 For these Foster alumni aviators, flying airplanes—of every kind—is a passion like no other…

Clay Lacy Grows South Florida Charter Fleet with Challenger 350...

Challenger joins Global 6000 in Palm Beach and second Challenger 350 in Miami (Palm Beach, Fla.—May 11, 2021) A Bombardier Challenger 350 has joined Clay…

Honeywell Creates Great Flying Experience for Mark Wahlberg

Feature Published: Honeywell, April 2021 Mark Wahlberg built a reputation as one of Hollywood’s most bankable stars by playing characters like soldiers, firefighters, cops and…

Paragon Aviation Group Welcomes Clay Lacy Orange County – KSNA...

Press Release Published: Paragon Aviation Group, April 28, 2021 Paragon Aviation Group is excited to announce the addition of Clay Lacy Aviation’s newest FBO in…

All the Benefits of Jet Ownership, None of the Hassles...

Feature Published: Aviation International News (AIN), April 2021 It has been one year since the World Health Organization’s declared COVID-19 a pandemic and life as…

Clay Lacy Teams with World Fuel Services and World Energy...

(Los Angeles—March 22, 2021) Clay Lacy Aviation will offer Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) at the company’s two FBOs at Van Nuys Airport and John Wayne…

43 Air Elite Network Members Achieve Carbon Neutrality

Press Release Published: AirElite Network, March 18, 2021 Air Elite® by World Fuel now has 43 member locations that have become carbon neutral. Working with…

4AIR Announces Clay Lacy Aviation as Official Rating Partner –...

Press Release Published: 4AIR, February 17, 2021 4AIR, the first and only sustainability rating program dedicated to private aviation, today announced that it will be…

Clay Lacy Works Toward Net-Zero Carbon Footprint with Solar Panels,...

30,000 square feet of solar panels will offset 530 metric tons of CO2, the equivalent of driving 1.3 million miles in an average car. (Los…

How to Keep Your Options Open When Flying Private –...

Article Published: CSQ Magazine, January 2021 Written by: Scott Cutshall, C-Suite Advisor Flying private can be confusing. It’s often thought of as a luxury—a nonessential…

Clay Lacy Completes First Install of Honeywell JetWave Ka-band on...

JetWave high-speed satellite Wi-Fi enables passengers to stream seamlessly worldwide (Los Angeles—December 8, 2020) Clay Lacy Aviation, an authorized Honeywell Dealer, has installed a Honeywell…

Ross Wine Tours Partners with Clay Lacy Aviation for Luxury...

NEW YORK, November 9, 2020 – Ross Wine Tours LLC (RWT) is pleased to announce an exclusive global partnership with Clay Lacy Aviation (CLA), an…

Connecticut Airport Authority Announces Clay Lacy Aviation Expansion at Waterbury-Oxford...

Published By: Connecticut Airport Authority Clay Lacy Aviation will expand Northeast U.S. operations and create 100 new jobs in Connecticut (Windsor Locks, CT) – October…

Gulfstream GV, G450, GIV-SP and Citation CJ3 Join Clay Lacy...

(Los Angeles—October 20, 2020) Clay Lacy Aviation has added a 14-passenger Gulfstream GV, a 14-passenger Gulfstream G450, an 11-passenger Gulfstream GIV-SP and a seven-passenger Citation…

Clay Lacy Aviation Awarded FBO Lease at John Wayne Airport,...

(Orange County, Calif – September 23, 2020) – The Orange County Board of Supervisors has awarded Clay Lacy Aviation a thirty-five year lease at John…

Covid-19: How business aviation keeps moving during the pandemic –...

Article Published: Business Airport International, August 2020 Written by: Paige Smith FBOs and aircraft operators have quickly adopted new procedures and equipment to stay open…

Five Jets Join Clay Lacy Managed Charter Fleet in Los...

Global 6000, Gulfstream GV, Gulfstream GIV-SP, Challenger 350 and Falcon 2000 offer new long-range jet charter options for clients (Los Angeles—June 16, 2020) Clay Lacy…